Neymar surprised global soccer when he instructed Barcelona he sought after to go away and therefore joined PSG in a deal which shattered the former global switch report.
The Brazilian has since long past on to make an instantaneous have an effect on in French soccer, incomes 5 targets and 5 assists in six appearances in all competitions thus far.
Barcelona have coped with the departure of Neymar by means of profitable their first 5 league video games to lead La Liga by means of two issues.
But Rakitic stays unsatisfied with Barcelona for promoting Neymar.
He instructed the BBC World Service: “For me for my part, it used to be in reality arduous, now not handiest as a result of he is one of the crucial greatest gamers.
“But additionally, for me, as a result of he is a large individual.
“He used to be in reality vital for our dressing room, and for me he is one of the crucial absolute best guys I do know in soccer.
“So for me it used to be in reality a foul choice as a result of I favored to have him in my staff.”
Despite his emotions about Neymar’s go out, Rakitic additionally stressed out he has to recognize it.
“We have to recognize Neymar’s choice to transfer,” Rakitic added.
“If a staff can purchase him and he comes to a decision to go away Barcelona, we’ve to recognize it and need him the most productive good fortune.
“Hopefully he can score a lot of goals and be happy in Paris, but we have to go on our way and be strong together without Neymar now.”